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Martin van der Reijden Named Managing Director Resort Collection, 
Per Aquum Resorts, Spas & Residences
Maldives, 12 May 2006 – Per Aquum is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin van der Reijden to the position of Managing Director Resort Collection. Martin will assume the role on 1st August 2006. 

Martin will oversee all current properties within the Resort Collection including Huvafen Fushi, Dhoni Mighili, The Fortress, Desert Palm and Vie. In addition to this he will work closely with Kristina Pacheco Group Director of Development to source new resort management opportunities throughout the Indian Ocean and Asia including India, Thailand, Malaysia and the Middle East. 

Tom McLoughlin, Chief Operating Officer Per Aquum comments, “Martin will be a tremendous asset to the Per Aquum team. His knowledge of the industry combined with his international experience will ensure he plays a key role in fulfilling the vision of the company; the creation of a small collection of luxury retreats in desired locations that enthrall guests, generate media buzz, captivate the imagination of the public and bring unprecedented returns to investors.” 

Martin joins Per Aquum from the Conrad Phuket Resort & Spa where he held the position of General Manager as well as simultaneously holding the positions of Hilton South Asia Food & Beverage Coordinator and Project Management Hilton Krabi, Conrad Chiang Mai. Prior to this he was General Manager Hilton Sydney Airport Hotel and in addition Hilton Australasia Food & Beverage Coordinator. He has a history of successfully holding multiple roles and this skill has ensured he consistently delivers outstanding results. 

He is a dynamic individual with strong food and beverage and operations knowledge and an excellent range of international experience across all sectors of the hospitality industry. His career has taken him to Australia, the Netherlands, Malaysia, Switzerland and Thailand and he speaks fluent German, English, Dutch and French. 


Group Public Relations Manager
Per Aquum Resorts • Spas • Residences
North Male’ Atoll 
PO Box 2017 
Republic of Maldives
Tel  : + 960 6644 222 

Also See: Per Aquum Resorts & Spas Appoints Marc Gussing as Director of Operations – Huvafen Fushi, Maldives / February 2005
David and Jacqueline OHara Appointed to Manage the Dhoni Mighili in the Maldives / April 2005


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